UPDATED: Buhari sends names of new ministerial nominees to Senate

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President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated two persons as minister and is seeking the approval of the Senate for their appointment, it has been reliably learnt.

James Ocholi (SAN) who died in an accident, while the Gombe nominee would replace former Minister for the Environment, Ms Amina Mohammed, who is now the Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations.

The lawmakers had protested against the failure by the President to remove Mr. Ibrahim Magu as Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission after his nomination was rejected by the Senate two weeks ago.

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